In the reviewer’s opinion, Factory Girls are heroes and representatives of all disadvantaged girls and women everywhere in the world. Migration changes their fate, frees them from their suffering, loneliness, isolation, stereotypes, and conservatism. They come to the city to enrich their lives, enjoy freedom, and better themselves. Despite their low socioeconomic status, many work hard and do not take advantage of other people. They live with pride, self-respect, and dignity. Factory Girl is forever inspiring and the best book that I have ever read; that resonates with the defiant and determined voices of the girls making it stand out: "In all the time I knew them," Chang writes, "the migrant girls never asked me for help and rarely even for advice. Life was something they faced alone, as they had been telling me from the first day we met. Saying 'I can only rely on myself'”.
Nick Turse reveals his grim finding that the notorious slaughter at My Lai was not an isolated incident.
Contesting Archives: Finding Women in the Sources, edited by Nupur Chaudhuri and Sherry J. Katz, offers strategies for finding women in historical archives.
Recently, readers nationwide were very eager with anticipation to hold in their hands the book entitled: “Family, Friends, and Country – Nguyen Thi Binh’s Memoir” published by Tri Thuc. Moreover, many people excitedly waited and tried to arrange their time so that they could meet the author in person as well as attend the book-launching ceremony at the Phuong Nam Vincom bookstore in Ho Chi Minh City, on July 3, 2012. The review by Doan Thi Ngoc brings out the highlights of Nguyen Thi Binh’s journey through life.
There are two research organizations specializing in Women's Studies in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). One is the Department of Sociology - formerly known as Women’s Studies – at the HCMC Open University and the other is the Gender and Society Research Center (GAS) at Hoa Sen University (HSU)
Gender Inequality: Feminist Theories and Politics is one of the most compelling books by Dr. Judith Lorber, an international researcher on gender issues and Professor Emerita of Sociology and Women’s Studies at the Graduate Center, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
Grow Global was written by Dr. Jan Yager, an award-winning author whose 30 books have been translated into 24 languages
The Gender and Society Research Center (GAS) at Hoa Sen University was given permission by the authors, Cynthia Enloe and Joni Seager, to reproduce readings from their bewitching book entitled “The Real State of America Atlas: Mapping the Myths and Truths of the United States” to be used for non-profit and educational purposes
Acknowledging Violence Against Women disrupts treasured American myths
Although some American receives income from investments and pensions, most rely on weekly wages. The idea of a mandated “minimum hourly wage” emerged as part of New Deal reforms